Dorene MacVey

Team Dynamics@2x

08 Jul: Improving Team Dynamics: The Role of Bonding in Team Success

Did you know that 86% of employees and executives cite a lack of collaboration or ineffective communication as the primary cause of workplace failures? This fact underscores the critical role that team dynamics play in achieving success. When team members connect on a personal level, communication flows more freely, trust is established, and collaboration becomes second nature. In this month’s…

31 Micro Actions That Bring Good Energy to the Workplace

02 Jun: 31 Micro Actions That Bring Good Energy to the Workplace

Good energy is the cornerstone of a thriving workplace community. It can foster a culture of positivity, collaboration, and mutual support among team members. When individuals bring enthusiasm and kindness to their work, it creates a ripple effect that uplifts the entire team. Good energy also cultivates an environment where people feel valued, respected, and encouraged to bring their authentic…

5 Ways Smiling Brings Good Energy

01 May: 5 Ways Smiling Brings Good Energy

It’s amazing what a smile can do! Smiles are more than just facial expressions; they are the language of happiness that transcends barriers. Laughter and joy have the power to uplift our spirits, improve our well-being, and create connections with those around us. Here are 5 ways a simple smile can bring good energy to your life: Betters Mood: Smiling…

Gratitude Post ithrive31


Empowering Change and Discovering New Paths Studies show that a gratitude mindset can improve our mental health, create stronger relationships, and build resiliency in the face of challenges.  As we look ahead, these outcomes can serve us well in the coming year. Sometimes, in the hustle and bustle of day-to-day life, it’s easy to overlook all the things we have…

Miki Huntingtoin Joins ithrive31

27 Jan: ithrive31® expands into Minneapolis; Welcome Miki Huntington!

We connected with our newest coach, Miki, to learn more about what inspired her to join the ithrive31 Collective. Dorene: Could you describe your role at ithrive31?  Miki: As a Leadership and Transition Coach, I use the ithrive31 coaching philosophy and approach to help guide leaders and professionals to take action and maximize results. With experience in higher education, military,…

Actions to Jumopstart Your Year

26 Jan: Actions to Jumpstart Your Year

Craft Your Vision Board Starting 2024 with great energy comes in different forms for all of us and there are many ways to reflect, envision and plan for the coming year.  One way to do this is by crafting your own Vision Board.  Coach Stacey Walters holds workshops for adults and kids to gain clarity and focus for the year….

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25 Oct: 10 Things to Remember as You Wrap up the Year

As you wrap up the year, it’s a great time for reflection and preparation for the year ahead. Here are 10 things to remember as you do so: Reflect on Achievements: Take some time to review your accomplishments and milestones from the past year. Celebrate your successes and learn from your challenges. Set Clear Goals: Establish realistic and meaningful goals…

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10 Oct: 5 Ways to Energize the Team Together

Empowering Change and Discovering New Paths Just being together with some of your closest friends or colleagues can bring about a natural source of energy. But when you need a little something extra to get everyone’s brains and hearts flowing, try some of these tricks. Plan Team-Building Activities Organize fun team-building activities that encourage collaboration, communication, and problem-solving skills. Activities…